Ode to Lampyridae

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The fey in our yard

Arise from freshly-mown grass

When the sun drifts westward.

Tiny beings hover and blink

swirling like sparks freed from a blaze.

Silent yet luminous

They flit about joyously

Before disappearing once again

Into their secret realm.

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